Brabus takes Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 and makes it meaner

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Sep 10, 2013
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What do you get when you take an already tough Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 6x6 and toughen it up some more? You get this, the Brabus B63S-700 6x6, which is terrorizing visitors of the Frankfurt Motor Show this month.

The stock model\'s 5.5-liter Biturbo V8 engine has been tuned to increase its output from 544hp to 700hp, and its torque from 760Nm to 960Nm. This enables this heavy-looking monster of a vehicle to reach 100kph from rest in just 7.4sec. Top speed, however, has been limited to a relatively pedestrian 160kph due to the equally monstrous off-road tires. The engine is mated to an AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-Tronic automatic transmission.

Brabus explains the modification done on the engine: \"The production turbochargers are replaced by two special Brabus turbochargers with a larger compressor unit, which produce a higher boost pressure. Brabus Gold Heat Reflection sheathing for the intake and charge-air pipes further lower the charge-air temperature. Specially calibrated Brabus mapping for the engine management system coordinates the perfect interaction of all high-performance components while also ensuring compliance with the stringent Euro V emission standards.\"

In addition, Brabus says, \"special high-performance metal catalysts with 75mm downpipes are installed to lower the back pressure. The stainless-steel sport exhaust system with controlled butterfly valve was custom-developed for the G63 AMG 6x6 and offers both optimized power yield and active control of the exhaust note. Drivers can select at the push of a button between the subtle Coming Home mode and a markedly potent exhaust note in the Sport position. The Brabus exhaust system also puts its visual stamp on both sides of the vehicles with two striking dual sidepipes.\"

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Let\'s just say this is one vehicle we wouldn\'t mind parting floodwaters with during rescue missions.

 

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